Paul Gauguin

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Adventures with Van Gogh

How London’s Kew Gardens connects Van Gogh and Gauguin—and the monster flower that caught the latter's imagination

In Tahiti, years later, Gauguin recalled the Corpse Flower which stinks of rotting flesh

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Discoveries

Revealed: the story behind the Gauguin paintings buried with a young boy in Tahiti

The artist befriended the child of his neighbours, and had given two paintings for the boy’s nursery

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Research

Gauguin’s Tahitian lover may be more fantasy than reality

As the National Gallery's exhibition opens in London, an expert speculates that the teenager in his Polynesian works could be a composite of women the painter encountered

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Art market

Gauguin Tahitian painting comes to auction in Paris from the walls of the Met

Te Bourao II (The Purao Tree), which has been in the same collection since 1995, is estimated to sell for €5m-€7m at Artcurial

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Adventures with Van Gogh

Not just a tortured soul: new show shines light on Van Gogh's humour and friendships

Den Bosch exhibition features rarely exhibited documents revealing the artist's personal relationships

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Exhibitions

Saint Louis bags bumper Paul Gauguin exhibition from one of the world's great collections

The show, which borrows works from the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen, travels from San Francisco’s De Young Museum where it closed in June

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Adventures with Van Gogh

An insider’s travel guide to Van Gogh's Arles

Follow in the artist’s footsteps and discover the places that inspired his greatest paintings

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Adventures with Van Gogh

Gauguin exhibitions in Ottawa and London will feature tributes to Van Gogh

Tahitian still lifes of sunflowers are surrogate portraits of his Yellow House friend

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Adventures with Van Gogh

Virtually unseen Van Gogh painting comes up for sale in New York next week

Christie’s values the Japanese-influenced picture of the asylum garden at $25m

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Exhibitions

For Gauguin, portraits reveal more about the artist than the model

A forthcoming exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada aims to show how the painter explored his own identity through his subjects

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Museums & Heritage

In a Met protest, an artist posts her own labels next to a Picasso and Gauguin

She calls on museum to incorporate misogyny into the art historical narrative

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Adventures with Van Gogh

Gauguin’s kitten reappears in Van Gogh’s Yellow House

Amsterdam show on the artist's Martinique trip also reveals Tate watercolour as a genuine work by Gauguin

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Media & broadcast

Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti is a sombre picture of the artist under the sun

There are few surprises in this boilerplate biopic based on the painter’s time in Polynesia